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to stay in doors. we will have more in a moment. we investigate how your tax refund could be used if you do not buy health insurance. you think, health insurance, nobody's favorite topic and taxes, nobody's favorite topic and we are putting them together. who is criticizing the irs for not getting the word out on how they are going to enforce the law. >> breaking news on the m.i.t. campus tonight, where a campus police officer has been shot and killed, there have been reports of numerous blasts or explosions at this point we don't know if these are controlled explosions of officers detonating an item or if they were true explosions. this is what we know at this hour, a police officer was answering a disturbance call when he was shot and killed. we understand it had something to do with a carjacking but that is not completely confirmed. since then, police officers have swarmed the campus and federal agents have been on the campus and homeland security is on the campus as well. there's an active search is, we believe there's one person in custody being questioned, but the nature of the que
it for yourself, look under hot topics. >>> a state tax hit a road block today. the bill would have created a tax of 5 cents. but the committee put the bill on hold so it could be studied further. he says he is still hopeful the bill can make it to the floor. >> the estimate we got from the board is my bill, if it becomes law would raise $50 million a year. >> he said he crafted the bill in response to the shooting in newtown, connecticut. >>> windy out there, wind advisory till 9:00 p.m. tonight. gusty along the coast and bay. the wind advisory for the bay sections and hilly sections. wind gusts today. 55 miles per hour in san francisco. that is significant. 40 in point reyes. and berkeley 32. here is the deal, with the blowing sand on the great highway i wouldn't be surprised if it gets shut down. great highway, if you travel that route, kind of be prepared for changes. the system that is over us now is moving through, it is cold. or cooler. producing showers around davis area and north, and up here on 50 and 80 for a while. as the system moves off this way it deposits cold air and winds die do
's only possible on the -- look at the host of just raised the issue on tax bases. it's not a minor problem. if we have asked for a report and the outcome was -- companies which are -- on a global level, a tax burden which is high compared to companies not on a global level because the possibilities, the options to avoid taxation, are in this interconnected world, and at the end you need someone who pays for the budget. otherwise you will create major problems in europe. exist to discuss better market economy, is more successful combined with political freedom and democracy and rule of law, over the economy combined with the political system which is so complicated. i am convinced, more sustainable the basis of freedom, the rule of law, democracy, and might be a bit more complicated. more sustainable. perhaps we have to do this again and again. >> let me ask you quit a different question and that is, u.s. and the european union have announced they're going to negotiate a transatlantic investment and trade pact, partnership, and several have suggested that the united states and europ
. >> welcome back. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill that is making its way through the senate. the bill would require online retailers to collect state and local sales tax for purchases made over the internet. the sales tax would be sent to the states where the shoppers live. under current law, states can only require stores to collect sales tax if the store has a physical presence in the state. so as we all know, most online sales are essentially tax- free, even though you are supposed to declare those items on your state tax return and pay the sales tax, very few americans do. the senate voted 74 to 20 yesterday to move the market place fairness act to a boatvote. with the level of support, the senate could pass the bill as early as this week. >> bart is same this morning that a woman was not injured when a train ran over her after she jumped onto the tracks at a san francisco station. the woman jumped in front of oncoming train at the 24 street station last night. the train went right over the woman as it passed through the station and did not injure her as she l
a lot of procrastinators. why you have an extra day to file your california taxes. >>> breaking news in san jose. one person has been killed in a house fire. our kiet do is on the scene and tells us it was an older woman who died. now another person thought to live there is still missing. firefighters tell kiet it's still too dangerous to go inside the house to look. the fire started about 8:30 tonight near highway 17. the winds were making it pretty hard to fight too. embers, they were flying onto neighbors' roofs. but so far, we're told the fire is contained to that one home. >>> very latest on the boston marathon bombings. here's what we know. the two bombs that went off killed three people. one of the victims, an eight- year-old boston boy. his father was running the race. his sister and mother were also seriously hurt. more than 140 people were injured. at least two other explosive devices were found near the finish line and were disabled. a reporter at our sister station in boston was right there as the bottom went off. >> w
they came to the rescue of a young boy. >> don't have cash to pay your taxes? taking a look at unusual way people are finding a way to pay >>> we want to take you back to a story david louie is reporting. parents of a 15-year-old are taking steps in court. loved ones of audrey pott will be in court tomorrow to try to prevent three teen-aged boys from being released from custody. abc 7 news david louie joins us now. the family talked to reporters today. >> the mother, stepmother and father of audrey potts said they'd be here today if not for the actions in the fall them. say she was sexual assaulted after drinking and passing out. she sent out messages her life was ruined and over. >> she left her messages clear. there is no doubt as to the reason why she took her life ask three people arrested are responsible for the death. >> in one is identifying the boys because they're minor wuz but the family says they were on the saratoga high school football team. all three were disciplined and removed from the scene. >> they have a history. they've shown no remorse whachl they did was disgufrting a
ago. finally tonight, just a friendly reminder, it is tax day. a new study from a group called the national taxpayer advocate using confidential tax data for being most likely to fudge on their returns. some of the hot bed areas, los angeles, san francisco, houston, atlanta and washington, d.c. and some of the top small businesses that raise red flags are construction companies, real estate rental firms because they tend to write off so much. so, there's so much going on there, that we have to keep an eye on those tax cheats. >> first, you got to file your taxes. >> and hurry up. you've got until midnight. thanks for watching. >> i'm bill griffin. have a great evening. we'll see you tomorrow. daniel mansergh: (♪) (♪) daniel mansergh: imagemakers is made possible by a grant from: celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image. and by the: (♪ upbeat music ) (♪) (♪ music continues ) (♪) (♪) (birds chirping) (birds chirping) (door opens) (crunch)
the irs zeroing in on the bay area for tax cheats. >> we're one of the top five zones where rurnz are getting a bit closer >>> proposal to remain name san francisco international airport after harvey milk may get competition. nine members to the naming committee this group includes united airlines representative, fire chief and a city council woman. committee will establish guidelines for renaming airport and may recommend someone other than milk to honor. >> he has come up, certainly someone worthy of consideration but there are other names as well. and this committee is going hold hearings to evaluate the names. >> first hearing taking place next month. the kplee plans to ground plans through a ballot initiative. >> one group says state gives away $700 million in tax credits every year to corporations. that are not required to create any new jobs. a new irs study shows five clusters of tax cheats around the country. one of those is here in san francisco. >> limited to very wealtho folks who have tax attorneys trying to find ways to get around paying their share if those folks ar
' projections. netflix shares are up almost $40 to just $214 a share. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill making its way through the senate. the bill require online retailers to collect state and local sales tax for purchases made over the internet. the sales taxes will be sent to the states were a shopper lev's. under crime law, states can only require stores to collect sales tax of the store has a physical presence in the state. as a result, many online sales tax are essentially tax-free even though you're supposed to declare those items on your state tax return and pay the sales tax. very few americans do. this a de senate noted 74 to 20 yesterday to take up the bill. with that level of support, the senate could pass the bill as early as this week. >> using voice to send text messages while driving is just as dangerous as testing with fingers. a new study by the texas transportation institute at texas a&m university came out today and it showed driver response time significantly delayed no matter which method was used. the study was the first to compare boys to tax
. the senate is debating a bill that would require large online retailors to charge state and local sale tax. it would require all companies making over a million dollars a year to charge sales tax on all out of state purchase. state governors have been lobbying for this and the traditional brick and mortar stores say it will level the playing field. san jose based ebay opposes the tax saying sellers would have to navigate 9,000 different local tax jurisdictions across the country. >>> curbing the rules on teen drivers, the new proposals for california. plus. >> piles of dry can i be l pulled off store shelves. what you need to know about the expanded pet food recall. >>> i don't have a problem speaking for the trees. somebody has got to do it. >> changing the community by changing the environment. one one woman is doing to transfer form the view and the people. >> the first for the airline industry next. >>> we have lift off with the wingspan of a 747 and the power of a small electric scooter. the solar impulse airplane kruszed around the bay air gentleman this afternoon without a single dr
'll be gone by midweek. >> all right, thank you, paul. >> we'll be right back. the deadline to file tax returns. >>> we are just a few hours away from the deadline to file tax returns. the main post offices in san francisco, oakland, and san jose will be open late tonight to help people get that last- minute postmark. if you can't get your return done by today, you can file for an extension. and that doesn't delay payment if you owe money. you still have to estimate what you owe and pay that amount. for more information on tax day, go to our website, kpix.com/tax. >>> and back to our top story. we have the latest from boston, two people are dead. more than 120 hurt after a pair of bombs exploded near the finish of the boston marathon this afternoon. a third explosive device was recovered intact and disarmed. police are still sweeping the area for threats. they are urging people to stay inside. so far no one has claimed responsibility for the attacks and there is no word on a motive. >>> and we're coming up on the cbs evening news with much mor
residents failed to pass a $75 a year parcel tax. unfortunately, last year's reality is the same today. there is no money. >> it's very difficult. and we recognize that our citizenry wants fire protection services and we are going to have to figure how to do this. >> reporter: the firefighters say the other reality is these cuts could be life or death. >> our firefighter staffing went from 91 firefighters down to 72. and these cuts would bring us down to 66 firefighters on duty. in a county this size, it's unheard of. >> rert: e plan so far is to close one station july and another next year. supervisor mitchoff says she is optimistic they can find other options but dipping into the general fund might not be one of them. >> i know there is a feeling we are going to be ask to use general fund dollars and at this point, i have to weigh that against other needs in the county. >> reporter: today the budget was just up for generalization. the board of supervisors will make a final decision on it on may 14. in martinez, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >> and cate tells us that she has learned that sta
to be grounded. >>> the deadline for filing your 2012 tax return is now a little more than an hour away. ktvu's jade hernandez talked to some pro procrastinators who waited until the last minute to file their taxes. it wasn't so long until since two dozen postoffices stayed open late. more than 80% of taxpayers file online. but-- >> it's guaranteed it will be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing us their tax returns? >> why? >> procrastination. >> some filers want to have extra money now. >> usually people get their taxes back and they spend all their money real fast. the last minute thing i kind of like that because now i'm going to have a little extra. >> reporter: at the h & r block office, this procrastinator is hoping to take advantage of a cancelled appointment. there's always a reason to wait in these lines. >> i think most people get antsy because usually you have to pay and they don't want to give up their money. >> reporter: jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many
. >>> the deadline for filing your 2012 tax return is now a little more than an hour away. ktvu's jade hernandez talked to some pro procrastinators who waited until the last minute to file their taxes. it wasn't so long until since two dozen postoffices stayed open late. more than 80% of taxpayers file online. but-- >> it's guaranteed it will be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing us their tax returns? >> why? >> procrastination. >> some filers want to have extra money now. >> usually people get their taxes back and they spend all their money real fast. the last minute thing i kind of like that because now i'm going to have a little extra. >> reporter: at the h & r block office, this procrastinator is hoping to take advantage of a cancelled appointment. there's always a reason to wait in these lines. >> i think most people get antsy because usually you have to pay and they don't want to give up their money. >> reporter: jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> many of those lost in
at the symbolic dates, april 15 it's tax day, there's a bunch of groups who have issues about that. it's also patriots' day in boston. it's just short of april 19 which is the anniversary of waco. they'll look at all that but they're also zeroing in on very specific things. a piece of video that shows a man carrying two backpacks before the blast. an individual who was thought to be suspicious who people chased down who is being questioned now. he's a saudi national so they're looking at his status, when did he get here and they say he's being cooperative and denying any involvement so there's a lot of activity going on. >> pelley: now, that stretch of boylston street about two blocks that's locked down as a crime scene. what sort of physical evidence would they be looking for? >> they're going to look for not just any but every fragment of those two devices because what they want to do is they literally want to reconstruct them and scott you would be amazed-- although probably not given the amount of time you've spent in iraq and afghanistan-- but you would be impressed by how through so man
sam but the ways in which they do this are very different. if you just apply a flat tax on u.s. imports that's one way to push our trade back into balance that doesn't involve risks of crony capitalism, that doesn't involve risks to the government micromanaging the economy. if you say okay which is going to have a flat tariff of 10% or 20% or 30% whatever it takes to get to a zero trade deficit that doesn't introduce a lot of corruption or a lot of dangers bad policymaking because it's a very simple policy. it's just determined by an arithmetical formula and there's no opportunity for anybody to play games. one of the good things about it if you have a flat tariff, is if you had a 30% tariff on imported goods that's not enough to relocate the production of t-shirts that united states because cost is too great. it's great to relocate things like silicon wafer fabrication so would tend to relocate back to the u.s. high value capital-intensive skill intensive industries which is of course what we want to do. those are the industries that are high-quality -- high-quality into she
seems tax but that is new in california. what the u.s. government wants to do now that willake it so everyone has to pay internet sales tax. >> a one-two punch from mother outfr fld, tousang facing another headache >> covering santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all bay area, this is abc7 news. >> good morning, everyone, 5:14 and this is the view from mount sutro looking on e lightsf san anciosget re t night separae day with more on the weather. it will be warm one coming up in a few minutes. >> the days of tax-free online shopping could end. the not is plan on voting by today to give states the authority to collect sales tax on all internet purchases. amazon is urging customers to call lawmakers to shoot it down. local governments have been losing billions from online retailers not collecting sales taxes. california and eight other states are the exceptions. with state laws requiring online giants to collect taxes from internet purchases. >> amazon is upping customers to write the congressional representatives to oppose the bill. >> there are a lot of rattled nerves but no damage or
people that have worked so hard to do this. the fact it's patriots day and tax day. i don't know. just all sorts of things running around in my head with regards to being an american and new new englander that i think it's just a terrible, terrible thing. >>reporter: passengers say before take off the pilot offered anyone who was too shaken up to travel to get off the plane if they wanted. people arisk from chicago say they have learned about the bombings in mid flight from the pilot then ordered to stay in the seat fanned they had to good to the before the room they had to ask. >> had you to press and they would literally come to you. it's like in school. one at a time. we were in coach so we couldn't go up to firsts class and vice versa. >>reporter: as restrictive as it may have been the pilot did tell us passengers that standard operating procedure during times of uncertainty. live at sfo, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> among the images from the boston bombings resonating across the nation is one of a runner knocked to the ground. take a being loochlt you can see the power of the
and wages and getting back growth. >> for decades we have been told don't tax the upper class because the less tax they have the better it is for the middle class, true or false in. >> false. the idea that people at the top are the job creators belies -- the truth about the economy is the middle class they are the job creators because their spending creates jobs. >> so many people have been sold on this for years. >> i don't know why. trickle down economics. if you give more tax breaks to people at the top and companies at the top, you are going to create jobs has been proven over and over again to be false. >> amazing insight from robert rice. >> take a look at your hand. it's telling you something about your future. >> wheb you meet a ceo do you look at their fingers? >> i did. >> best selling author, bronson talks about the fascinatingfind. he talks about the length of your fingers. we are back in two minutes. >>> he's one of the most celebrated writers in bay area history. many people don't know he lives here. seven books, millions of copies sold. what po bronson is writing about
will be available for produce. >> california already offers you a tax incentive if you buy a hybrid vehicle but one lawmaker wants to sweeten that pot. phil ting touted a clean car tax bill eliminating state sales tax for anyone buying a hay brid or electric vehicle. tink says this is to get more clean fueled vehicles out there on the road. >> california goal of putting 1.5 million vehicles on road by 2025 but now we only have 117,000. we have a ways to go. >> gas powered vehicles generate 40% of the state air pollution. >> habitat for humanity clom com pleet aid three-day building blitz today. >> to some this may sound like a lot of news but for erica,. >> it's music to ears and soon to be her new home this, is the construction site of habitat for humanity affordable housing come ple.. one complete there tlb 12 new homes, one will belong to erica. >> do. >> hundreds of hands from different experiences. >> this is about nailing and getting ready. >> habitat decided to, but the same code as ply. >> we breakdown into teachable cone yents. >> homes will cost $180,000 paid over 30 years with no interes
an extra day to file state taxes after problems with online tax payments. the system crashed because so many people were trying to pay online, online payment is up 66%. because of the issues, california officials extended the deadline by a day but this is just for your california return. for more information go to kpix.com/tax. >>> federal investigators are looking at last year's chevron refinery fire in richmond. chevron was allowed to monitor rather than fix the potential problems. the company had the resources and expertise to know the risk but there was no intervention before the accident happened. >>> california lawmakers are proposing a plastic bag ban that could go into effect. there are 70 cities with similar laws. senate bill 405 would supersede all of them. an initial hearing set for tomorrow in the environmental quality committee. >>> 4:42. what your heart rate can tell you about your risk of death. >>> plus more evidence that being behind the wheel of a car is dangerous. >>> he made it ten feet, we saw him collapse. >> a parents at a youth area baseball game saved the life o
one jar. welcnew york state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business visit thenewny.com if we don't double the number of kids graduating from high school in the next 8 years, our country won't be able to compete globally. what uncle sam needs now are more good teachers. are you up for it? you can help kids graduate. the more you know. >>> what does it take to get a tech tax break from the city of san francisco? less than you might expect. san jose, tech museum of innovation, will reboot. plus, author po bronson ponders cheating. our reporters from central china television mark nu. the economist martin giles. this week on "press: here." good morning, everyone. i'm scott mcgrew. the organization joint ve
the emergency medical transport tax or reimbursement. for expenditure reductions, we are reducing our materials and supplies budget in attempt to meet the target. additional attrition saving from the lower staffing levels seen currently also account for sometimev savings and we are continuing to work with the mayor's office for the 14-15 target reduction. as there are a number of adjustments including what i talked about, the [speaker not understood] coming online in mission bay that the department is requesting in its budget. wanted to just highlight some capital and bond projects that we're currently working on. as you know, the [speaker not understood] earthquake safety emergency response bond, we're working closely hand in hand with department of public works. ~ to carry out the administration of projects we're working on. that bond was passed in june of 2010. and it funds the new public safety building in mission beah long with some upgrades to the auxiliary water supply system, which is now under the jurisdiction of puc. we have transferred that over to budget cycles ago, as well as impro
. the board of supervisors today debated whether to close county fire houses. it was shrinking property tax revenues. four or five stations were shutdown this year now two more or on the chopping block. firefighters say that would dramatically increase response times. >> obviously minutes count, seconds count often and then on a fire emergency this allows a fire to get bigger. and looking at the budget it looks like the station closed unless we come up with something creative before. >> county leaders say there hands may be tied because voters rejected a partial tax measure to beef up staffing levels. final vote is expected may 14. >> police are hoping to solve a cold missing persons case with the hell f of forensic artist. he was 20 years old when he disappeared 10 years ago. he was five feet, 10 inches tall. shane was last seen in the arch stone apartment on owens drive back in september 2003. take a look, now, this is a new age progression picture drawn by forensic artist. it shows shane as he would appear now at the age of 32. shane is asked to contact police. >> in conquer, police are
on the first read. item 18. >> item 18 is a resolution approving the issuance of tax exempt obligation by the california enterprise development authority in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed 9 million to finance and refinance various capital facilities owned by the progress foundation. >> same house same call? this resolution is adopted. [gavel] >> item 19. >> item 19 is an ordinance [speaker not understood] general fund reserve of approximately 4.3 million to support shortfalls in the sheriff's department for fiscal year 2012 through 13. >> supervisor farrell. >> thank you, president chiu. colleagues, this is a supplemental that came before our budget and finance committee last week from our sheriff's department. it's the third supplemental we've seen this budget season. the first of the public defenders which is going to be coming back for another hearing soon and second obviously the department of public health supplemental. the reason for the supplemental were twofold. one, unknown workers' compensation costs due to a few big claims that were not predicted last year as we
of this, we all know that a pressure cooker is a fact of and these terrorist sort of tax because it heats the steam out really high and, when the bomb goes off with the pressure cooker this whole 10 a 12 lb. piece of metal becomes shrapnel and this is self and books, people becoming a weapon. >> pam: >> reporter: there and it's more popular just for cooking in certain countries. you could fit quite a bit in the air, its heavy heavy-metal and when this thing exposed watch out. you also have this all off sheet object becoming a weapon! >> reporter: one of these was quinn to be used in the 2010's square tax it is becoming more and more popular unfortunately. >> pam: we will bring you the latest update tehran kron 4 as well as our new shem own web site kron 4 beckham (laughter) www.kron4.com >> pam: after hours of uncertainty american airlines fix the glitch by 2:00 this afternoon. >> reporter: ♪ i'm still waiting here that as they continue to work on it. everyone is to try to deal with it. >> it was the late jolo >> reporter: on have you been here for fear? >> >> pam: >> reporter: meningit
and affordable housing by the value of private investment and using the power of tax increment financing. the value of the public land and the targeted developer fees and helping us create this vision without resorting to overburdening our general fund or new taxes. when this terminal was originally built in the 1930s it was a growing project. i'm confident the growth san francisco will continue to grow with a new transit center and downtown district. i also want to give a great shot out to president obama, it was really his funds that helped us kick this off and pelosi and feinstein and boxer and their on going constant up to date support. at the state level, governor brown has been a very strong supporter and leaders of both houses, president stein house and president per ez have shown strong leadership. this check is much more symbolic of many many other checks that have come as a result of investor confidence in the city. i want to thank the labor for being part of all these projects and the business community for working closely with us and the transbay joint powers authority for
for people who don't have insurance under the new federal health care law. it will come during tax time. there was a wrinkle discovered in the new health care law involving the irs and you. the man who oversees the irs says the agency needs to do a better job getting the word out. the law is known as the affordable care act. few people outside lawyers and accountants' offices know that it will penalize many people who do not have health insurance by docking their tax refunds. and that, says the man who oversees the irs, presents a problem because he says the agency has not publicized this penalty as much as it should. >> many americans do not realize the extend that the internal revenue service will be involved in the implementation of the affordable care act. >> the irs would not comment on its inspector general's criticisms but it is already getting ready to play enforcer in this new law. just last week, president obama has asked congress for $440 million to help the irs get ready to oversee this part of the health care law. >>> coming up tonight, nbc bay area investigative reporter s
it and forget it >> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. the story i'm falling out of washington. tax-free shopping on the internet could be over under a bill making its way through the senate. the bill would require online retailer to collect data local taxes for purchases made over the internet. the sales taxes would be sent to the state where the shopper lives. >> under current law, states can only record store to collect sales taxes if the store has a physical presence in the state. as a result, many on-line cells essentially tax-free. even though you are supposed to declare those items on your state tax returns and pay the sales tax. very few americans do. the senate voted 74 to 20 as today to take up the bill. with the level of support, the senate to pass the bill as early as this week. >> >> we will take a break is 511 back with more in a moment. when we come back we will the full text of forecast. here's a look at san jose. the ride on 101 looking okay. temperatures outsider pretty good. 54 in san jose looking for near a [ male announcer ] fact: the 100% electric nissan leaf..
apple could surprise wall street and begin a turn around. >> bill that could impose sale taxes on online purchases clear add hurdle. the senate votes 74-20 to take up the bill to give states the authority to require online retailers like amazon to collect state and local sales taxes. if support continues, the senate could pass the bill by this week. california and eight other states already have laws that require online retailers to collect taxes for internet purchases. >> netflix is coming back after house of cards. >> good morning, brace for delays if you are flying. the f.a.a. is expected to continue to keep planes on the ground in some of the busiest airports as budget cut result in a shortage of air traffic controllers. the transportation department says they are thinking of preventing enforcement of rules. >> are you hooked on netflix? they say they signed up two million news customers last quarter with the new scary series beating records. >> and xbox maker will have a new app that lets gameers purchase physical goods like anything on the pizza hut menu using the gaming console. t
resulted in citations nor fines. >>> today is tax day and uncle sam expects to hear from you by midnight. either turn in those tax forms or file an extension. a sign of the changing times here, five bay area post offices scheduled extended hours for tonight. see more than 80% of taxpayers now file online, but still post office workers say they usually see a last-minute flurry of activity right before that midnight deadline. >> it's guaranteed we'll be crazy like it was the last several years since i've been doing this job and people will be rushing in at the last minute right before midnight handing in their tax returns. >> in san francisco the main post office there on evans street are scheduled to stay open till midnight. down in san jose the post office is open till 10:00 and the oakland post office on 7th street is open till 10:00, as well. up in petaluma the post office is scheduled to have curb side service until 8:00. >>> the parents of 15-year-old audrie pott held an emotional news conference today. they say they plan to file a civil suit against the families of the three 16-year
. >> the board decided to close four stations last year after a parcel tax failed to pass the november ballot. >>> the u.s. postal service will sell its historic downtown berkeley building on alston way. the post office will be moved to another location as close to the current site as possible. the postal service says financial issues are forcing the sale. berkeley's mayor says he is disappointed and hopes the owners will maintain the building's historfacade >>> north vallejo little league is asking parents and relatives to leave their weapons at home. 200 little leaguers were temporarily benched last week after a noninjury shooting occurred outside in the parking lot. it happened after a father and relative got into an argument during a game. >> i know it happened this vallejo but you wouldn't think it would happen on a t-ball game with little kids playing. >> they were heartbroken. they want to play. nothing out here for them really to do positive. the only thing. >> the game is back on. a new no tolerance policy includes no violence and no weapons. >>> the california highway patrol will co
of jobs were expanded. >>> 7:47. ebay may be on the losing end of a battle over internet sales tax. the online retailer wants customers to tell federal lawmakers they oppose a to collect sales tax on internet purchases. ebay says the sales tax would hurt small businesses. but the u.s. senate overwhelmingly agreed to start debating the idea. online retailers are exempt with less than $1 million a year. >>> nevada is accused of dumping psychiatric patients in california to save money. pam cook is in our newsroom with the alarming accusations and what the city of san francisco is doing about it. >> well, a nevada state mental hospital is accused of putting psychiatric patients on greyhound buss headed for california -- buses headed for california. it doesn't stop there. the hospital in las vegas loaded up 1500 patients on buses and sent them out of state. now dennis herrera is demanding answers. >> it's very disconcerting when i think about these individuals given one-way passes on buses, no meds, food or drink. >> herrera is asking the allegations to be looked into. he says if the al
on filing their firm returns. taxes remain due today in massachusetts because yesterday was a state holiday. >> google is being praised for action in the minutes after the bombing. the internet giant created a link called person finder entering name and contact information about runners and people along the racecourse for the public to view. the service came in handy because cell phone service was nonexistent for several hours. >> you can give information about a runner, as well. >> we will bring you continued coverage of the boston bombings and our news reporter is in boston with the live reports later today on abc7 news tweeting updates on abc7 with a slide show on our website at abc7news.com. >> much more on the boston bombing stories straight ahead but right now we get you out the door with a check on the weather forecast. >> mike? >> we are looking at dry conditions on live doppler 7 hd, everyone. it will remain dry for the next seven days, we will talk about the winds gusting fattest right now, santa rosa up to 26 miles per hour, and fairly at 22 and novato at 18, with half moon bay a
state, where cutting taxes for families and businesses is our business. we've reduced taxes and lowered costs to save businesses more than two billion dollars to grow jobs, cut middle class income taxes to the lowest rate in sixty years, and we're creating tax free zones for business startups. the new new york is working creating tens of thousands of new businesses, and we're just getting started. to grow or start your business >>> welcome back. as information continues to come in about the bombing at yesterday's boston marathon, lo local hospitals and law enforcement are keeping us up to date on how many people were injured and continue to receive treatment as of now. here's what we know. three people were killed yesterday and more than 180 were injured. many more than we thought. earlier i spoke with dr. william mackie, chief of surge at tufts medical center. dr. mackie, thank you for joining us. i was looking yesterday. the first part of this tragedy that struck me was the number of hospitals up in the boston area all with so many -- so many patients now in serious problems, serious
bags at check out. that doesn't sit well with some. >> i feel they are already getting money from taxes that they charge you. they charge you for everything in the world. and i just think it's an added cost. >> they are messy. people throw them everywhere. they do plug things up. i would like it to be cleaner for my grand kids. >> now according to san mateo county health system, californians use about 20 billion plastic grocery bags every year. that is why a growing number of communities all across the bay area are putting similar bans in place in an effort to offset all of the cleanup costs. as we bring you back here live here in san mateo county they are really trying to launch an education effort and get people used to this new bag ban. you can see they have a sign posted here at the entrance to the store. and in many case there is is a store that will hand out reusable bags for free. we are live this morning in belmont alex savidge ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time now 5:38. sal, we're just talking about you know forgetting the bags. do you bring your bags your reusable bags? it's a guy
on the internet tax bill and debate and a roll call vote on a judicial nomination. >> the museum is meant to help a visitor relive the first eight years of the 21st century. the museum explains the decision making process that i went through as president, and we hope the museum inspires people to serve. want to serve tear community or their country in some way. we really didn't want to be a school. we wanted to be a do tank. and so i don't know if there's a lesson there. i do know that laura and i decided to go in a different direction with the, you know, apart from the museum with the component of programs, from which programs would emerge. >> watch the dedication ceremony of the george w. bush presidential library and museum from southern methodist university in dallas live thursday morning at 11 a.m. eastern on c-span3, c-span radio and c-span.org. and tune in earlier for a conversation with the former first couple. >> german finance minister wolfgang schauble says he expects the european economy to begin imin 201 atth a the u.s. d developing nations. he at the council on foreign relations whe
taxpayers. taxes had been due today because of monday's patriots' day holiday in massachusetts. >>> all right. when we come back, we return to boston and the search for clues into yesterday's tragedy plus this -- >> i had to think why. i don't understand. >> the runner is fine, but her parents are not. her story coming up next. before bennie thankfully stopped growing, before they earned 1% cash back on all purchases, like his chew toys, and 2% back on groceries for his breakfast, lunch and dinner... even before automatically earning 3% back on gas picking him up for the first time... hi! they opened a bankamericard cash rewards credit card just in time to open their hearts. that's the enormity of rewarding connections. that's bank of america. and you'll dump your old duster. but don't worry, he'll find someone else. ♪ who's that lady? ♪ who's that lady? ♪ sexy lady ♪ who's that lady? [ female announcer ] swiffer 360 duster extender cleans high and low, with thick all around fibers that attract and lock up to two times more dust than a feather duster. swiffer gives cleaning a wh
over a long line sales tax and why a big bay area company is talking about the smaller businesses out there. >>> plus they decided to sell the historic downtown office in berkel . >>> good morning, we have some fog on the coast and we still have a north wind, anywhere from 50s, 60s and 70s and 80s inland. >>> here is a look at some of the top stories we are following for you, a s.w.a.t. standoff right now in east oakland. police have been outside the lockwood housing garden complex for several hours. they believe a man suspected of shooting somebody last night on cherry street lives there and may be hiding inside. >>> bart is back on schedule this morning after having major delays last night. a woman jumped in front of a train and officials say the train went right over the woman, she was laying on the tracks, believe it or not she was not hurt. they are allowing it and they need time to go through and review them all. at least for now, travelers cannot take small knives on to planes. >>> ebay says charging sales tax could hurt many small businesses so they are encouraging federal law
seriously. >>> ebay says charging sales taxes could hurt many small businesses and they are letting federal workers oppose them. they overwhelmingly voted to debate the idea if the senate approves the proposal they will then go to the house and amazon approves online sellers. >>> they are selling off that historic main downtown building in berkeley. they are on the national registry of historic places and the community now has two weeks to appeal but the move comes as the postal service comes to generate revenue and cut costs. >>> a film is being done in louisiana and it is all the football teams 151 game winning streak and the coach behind it all. it is called when the game stands tall and this man stars as the coach and he stepped down at the beginning of this year. and neal haze being filmed in louisiana, tax credits there make filming less expensive. when the game stands tall is due out next fall. >>> let's check in with sal, how is the commute? >> you know it is actually all right but let's start with the bay bridge, that is backed up for a 20 to 35 minute delay which is the norm and n
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marathon bombings, the irs is announcing a filing extension for boston area taxpayers. taxes had been due today because of monday's patriots day holiday in massachusetts. >>> when we come back we return to boston and the search for clues into yesterday's tragedy plus this -- >> i had to think why. i don't understand. >> the runner is fine but her parents are not. her story coming up next. >>> here are the new details overnight from the boston marathon attacks. an 8-year-old boy is among the three people killed. >> now, police believe the bombs were crudely made devices hidden in bags or backpacks planted in either during the race or right immediately before the race and they believe that the devices were detonated remotely possibly with a cell phone. police have now searched an apartment in a boston suburb in connection with these bombings. they are also questioning a 20-year-old saudi national but are not calling the man a suspect. so far they've made no arrests. >>> investigators are looking at the hundreds of videos shot by bystanders at the finish line. >> abc's terry moran shows us h
to have the same enthusiasm for paying taxes for the education of its college students today than it had during the cold war. >> anybody else? back in the red shirt in the middle here. >> one of the kingpins of hollywood, more behind the seasons, was lou wasserman who seemed to helped his forces to some political efforts. what was his leanings? was he considered to be a lefty, righty, or just a pragmatist. >> the question is about lou wasserman and his political lengs. -- political leanings. richard? >> lou was seniorman was essentially a man defeated to the welfare of universal pictures. that's what he did and how he defined himself. it seems to me that wasserman was in a certain sense value neutral so long as whatever was happening worked to the benefit of his studio and his enterprise, and it was a vast enterprise by the time it was -- it reached full maturity. i don't think he was -- i don't think he was evil man. he was just a guy really tending to business in a very, very, i must say, very effective way. there's no question in my mind at least, that he was the weeding ontrip -- the
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